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Digital Subscriptions > Healthy Magazine > March/April 2018 > HEALTHY UP YOUR SEX LIFE



We may be sprinkling turmeric on everything and chowing down on kale, but when it comes to our sexual health we’re not nearly so careful. And, as a nation, we’re in a sorry state. Half of young people don’t use condoms with a new partner, and one in 10 never have. It’s not just young’uns taking risks; there’s been a surge in STIs among over-45s – particularly women over 65 who have seen a 25 per cent increase in diagnoses in five years. TV isn’t helping – a study found that only 0.02 per cent of sex scenes feature contraception, and out of 2600 scenes analysed, only one mentioned STIs. Cases of syphilis are at their highest in 70 years, and antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea harder to treat, so if you’ve never been tested, you need to. Experts recommend an annual check, and if you’ve had unprotected sex. You can get screened for everything, including HIV, at your local sexual health clinic, and most of them text your results to save time and blushes.

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Banish your blushes with our special taboo takeover issue! Inside, you’ll find our ultimate ‘down there’ care guide – an embarrassment-free zone bursting with honest advice on the issues you’d rather not talk to your doc about. We tackle the mental health stigma and Davina McCall dishes on life post-50: wrinkles, saggy boobs, menopause and all. Plus, how to talk about death, access-all-areas sex therapy and the lowdown on our most embarrassing body part. Find out more in the brand new issue of Healthy!